Darwin has conducted several previous drug seizures including over one tonne of heroin with an estimated street value of AU$289 million.
In last six months, HMAS
Toowoomba has conducted multiple boardings and has helped numerous vessels requiring medical or engineering assistance.
Darwin continued to track the dhow into the night and observed what appeared to be a transfer from the dhow to a skiff.
Reports in Australia say the Largs Bay would give the navy breathing space before the completion of the transport ships HMAS
Canberra and HMAS
Adelaide in 2014 and 2015.
The flagship for the 171st Australia Day Regatta will be the frigate HMAS
Operation Vanuatu Assist, the Australian Defence Forces contribution to the relief effort, has concluded with the departure of HMAS
Choules from Vanuatu on Wednesday evening.
The CTF 151 staff embarked on RFA Fort Victoria coordinated the maritime interdiction supported by HMAS
Melbourne and ROKS Wang Geon from CTF 151, European Union flagship HMLMS Johan de Witt, and a Seychelles-based maritime patrol aircraft from Luxembourg.
Crew from HMAS
Stuart boarded a Yemeni-flagged boat that was attacked and seized 20 days ago and 15 pirates surrendered with no shots fired.
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): The inquiry into the sexual misconduct aboard HMAS
Success has raised serious concerns about Navy culture according to Defence Force chief Angus Houston.
The operation was carried out by Royal Australian Navy warship, HMAS
Toowoomba, under the command of Pakistan Navy-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), supported by a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) maritime patrol aircraft, which are part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) based in Bahrain.
Parramatta has recently completed an operational deployment to the Middle East and is visiting Mumbai as the first port visit during her transit back to Australia.
MBC, a multi-agency task force within the Australian Border Force (ABF), tasked HMAS
Pirie to intercept the vessel after it was spotted by an MBC Dash-8 aircraft on Saturday 7 October.